View from south west (7 June 2016).
A probable single stone row measuring 5.8m long, including three large orthostats situated on a south facing terrace with restricted views of the nearby sea. The eastern stone measures 1.98m high and the other two are recumbent. Most of the central stone is buried below the ground. The row is orientated east to west.
|Scotland Mull Argyll & Isles NM 54696 29973 Lat 56.398127 Long -5.9768535|
Map showing the location of Uluvalt stone row.
Plan of Uluvalt stone row. Parch mark indicated by dashed line. Original surveyed at 1:200 by Sandy Gerrard.
|Type: Single||Length: 5.8m|
|No. of stones: 3||Size of stones: Only large|
|Tallest stone: 1.98m||Shortest stone: –|
|Orientation: 80°||Altitude: 22m|
|Upper end: –||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) : Not known||Sea View: Yes|
|Notes: Third stone visible as a parch mark following dry weather.|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Land Status: –|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: No|
Category: Probable. Despite concerns expressed in Canmore, a prehistoric explanation seems to best fit the evidence.
Upright slab and buried stone indicated by parch mark. View from the south (Scale 1m).
Looking east along the stone row (Scale 1m).
View from above and south (Scale 1m).
View from above and north west (Scale 1m).
View from above and north east. Restricted and closed sea views in the background.
Car parking is available at NM 54498 29179. From here take the track leading north for about 750m. Cross into the enclosure containing the stone row by a gateway and proceed north for about 90m. The terrain is boggy in places and care should be taken.
Burl, A., 1993, From Carnac to Callanish – The prehistoric rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany, Yale University Press, New York and London, pg. 223.
Ruggles, C.L.N., 1999, Astronomy in prehistoric Britain and Ireland, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 197.
VISITED:- 7th June 2016
FIRST PUBLISHED:- 4th February 2016
LAST UPDATED:- 10th February 2018